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UT-Austin alumnus James Lamon applies liberal arts education to advertising world at BuzzFeed UK
September 12, 2018
Meet one of the people who’s shaping the advertising industry one editorial at a time.
Make the most of your degree plan with these four UT courses
August 28, 2018
When your degree plan includes a fixed list of required courses, taking advantage of the wiggle room in your schedule can be challenging.
Top 10 dorm items every college student needs
August 26, 2018
As if making the grades to get into the University weren’t enough, living in a UT dorm tests our ingenuity by forcing us to find innovative ways to live comfortably in a cramped space. Thankfully, some useful inventions exist to help students find solutions to the struggles of dorm life.
Save money with these 5 student discounts
August 8, 2018
Although college students are among the most debt-ridden individuals in America, they’re also some businesses’ most sought-out targets.
5 common college misconceptions debunked
August 8, 2018
Incoming Longhorns are usually swamped with opportunities to learn about college, but even a lengthy orientation, advice from peers and online resources can still leave you feeling unprepared for this next chapter in life.
Hooked on Movies aims to change face of film criticism
August 7, 2018
The majority of published movie reviews is written by older, white men. One student organization has set out to change that.
Students discuss journeys toward accepting their natural, curly hair
August 1, 2018
When Selome Hailu’s elementary school peers spritzed water in their post-recess frizz, it relaxed into straight tresses. When a young, unknowing Hailu did the same at home, her frizzy hair winded into tight, defined coils.
Students with disabilities push against local and national straw ban efforts
July 30, 2018
By banning plastic straw usage, restaurants might think they’re making the right choice, but some students with disabilities say otherwise.
The Internet tests new musical waters with ‘Hive Mind’
July 26, 2018
Experiments sometimes fail, but The Internet’s musical experiment Hive Mind was an overall success.
‘Other Black Boys’ film crew launch crowdfunding campaign to bring their story to wider audience
July 18, 2018
Most people’s phones buzz from message notifications, but recently, UT alumnus Nyles Washington’s phone has been buzzing for a different reason. Many of these buzzes are updates on a fundraising campaign — a campaign crucial to getting his short film on the big screen.
Current, former Longhorn Band members explore marching through Drum Corps International
July 9, 2018
When they’re not filling the football stadium with the spirited melodies of ‘Texas Fight,’ some Longhorn Band members use their summer break to march with Drum Corps International.
Students add their two cents to endless debate on childhood vaccinations
June 25, 2018
Student views add clarity to a murky subject that the world has tried to explain for decades — colon childhood vaccination.
Not Your Average Check: Student transforms risque passion into lucrative business
June 21, 2018
Right before sunset, you’re likely to find Sinnie clad in lacy lingerie, adjusting her tripod in search of the perfect camera angle. For her, tasks such as these are of the utmost importance, as they mean keeping her business up and running.
Students work to displace negative connotations surrounding word ‘fat’
June 18, 2018
Although typically heavier than her childhood peers, Dauphine Sizer never saw an issue with her weight until the third grade.
4 for $4 no more at Union
June 11, 2018
Students must now venture a little further across the 40 Acres for a 4 for $4 Meal deal.
Students discuss the meaning of words 'weeaboo' and 'koreaboo'
May 1, 2018
A “Sailor Moon” VHS tape introduced journalism sophomore Maya Vela to the vast world of anime and manga.
Students ‘peel back layers’ to redefine racial beauty at UT
April 29, 2018
Items such as low-cut tank tops and short shorts were necessities for journalism sophomore Alecsandra Franco’s childhood image.
UT students challenge gender fashion norms
April 23, 2018
When asked about his style, government sophomore Nick Sheppard explained that he borrows fashion characteristics of the two binary genders.
'Starting the next sentence': Non-binary students reflect on their campus experiences
April 12, 2018
Non-binary students Paris Vincent and Orlando Beckum II have used their gender identity to make an impact on UT’s campus.
K-pop Beat makes world of Korean pop choreography more accessible to students
April 2, 2018
In the world of Korean pop, distance keeps many international fans from getting firsthand experience with their favorite artists’ dance routines. A new club on the Forty Acres is bringing K-pop dance choreography closer to home.
Fine arts students recall memories made at Fine Arts Library
March 25, 2018
While the FAL provides opportunities to many students, the ongoing relocation of its books to off-campus locations has also affected student experiences.
J-Hope gives listeners a taste of his world with debut mixtape
March 8, 2018
For the last few years, any tweet including #Hixtape coupled with fans’ cries of frustration and nerves of anticipation — until last Friday.
SXSW’s MU:CON Reflects K-Music’s Growing Popularity in America
March 6, 2018
Thanks to SXSW event “MU:CON,” some fans are going to have the opportunity to turn their dreams into reality.
Students consider the psychological aspects of ghosting
March 4, 2018
In a world where dating now equates to swiping left or right on Bumble or Tinder, “ghosting” has become an obstacle to the formation of new romantic relationships.
‘Propagandic’ perspectives: Students reflect and critique Eurocentrism in UT coursework
February 22, 2018
UT students frequently come across Western thinkers in class. But that may not be a good thing, some students argue.
Students reflect on colorism at UT-Austin
February 8, 2018
Sparks flew on social media after Dominican-American star Amara La Negra made a guest appearance on “The Breakfast Club” to discuss colorism in Latin American and American entertainment industries.